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    Osher 20th Anniversary Celebration Events

    We’re having a special event each month during the academic year to commemorate the 20 years we’ve learned, taught, volunteered and dedicated our
    time and passion to sharing knowledge together. We hope you can join us.

    Registration is required for all events. If you have questions, please call 937-229-2347. Register for events (pdf) >>

    ICE CREAM SOCIAL AND BARBERSHOP QUARTET

    Sunday, September 14, 2014
    River Campus, Meyer Room | 1:30 p.m.

    Opening prayer, Father Jim Fitz

    Come join your UDLLI friends to launch the yearlong celebration of the 20th anniversary with an old-fashioned ice cream social featuring well-known barbershop quartet music.

    GUITAR MUSICALE

    Thursday, October 16, 2014
    River Campus, Auditorium | 5:30 p.m.

    Richard Prigozen grew up in Dayton and began the study of classical guitar while in high school. Upon returning to Dayton after college, he took private lessons from Asher Yonan in Cincinnati, Ohio. He has taught and performed locally. Prigozen will focus on featuring Latin pieces for this fun and exciting recital. A free reception will follow the musicale.

    UDLLI TRIVIA NIGHT

    NEW DATE: Friday, November 7, 2014
    (changed from November 14, 2014) 

    River Campus, Meyer Room | 7 p.m.

    Host Jeff Meineke, energetic UD supporter and trivia aficionado, leads the audience in playing trivia. Don’t miss the opportunity to play with your UDLLI friends. Come, brainstorm and test your memory power. Lots of “Ollie Bucks” for the best teams. Free appetizers will be served.

    JOURNEY TO JAZZ

    Thursday, January 15, 2015
    River Campus, Auditorium | 5:30 p.m.

    Hal Melia, an energetic teacher and performer, is our featured speaker and Melia will share historical facts and lead a quartet who will bring the history to life by playing through the timeline of Jazz.

    LINCOLN’S PATH TO EMANCIPATION

    Thursday, February 19, 2015
    River Campus, Auditorium | 5:30 p.m.

    Dennis Langer, recognized Lincoln historian, will discuss Lincoln’s path to emancipation. Learn how Lincoln spent his time studying and planning how and when to bring freedom to the slaves of the Confederate States. Refreshments will be served after the presentation.

    DONNA REECE, THE ROARING ’20S CONCERT

    Sunday, March 22, 2015
    Jesse Philips Humanities Center, Sears Recital Hall | 3 p.m.

    The 1920s were a time of great change in music, art, architecture, fashion, literature and lifestyle in this country. It was a time of innovation, invention, discovery and boundless optimism. That decade has been called both the  “Roaring ’20s” and the “Jazz Age.” This program will focus on the 1920s with Jazz Age music and some reflections on that time in our history by Donna Reece, Dr. Alan Kimbrough and a jazz combo. Relive the spirit of the ’20s  as we celebrate the 20th year of the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute. Please join us in the Kennedy Union Torch Lounge for a reception following the concert.

    THE ROARING ’20S GALA FESTIVITIES

    Friday, April 24, 2015
    River Campus, Meyer Room | 5:30 p.m.

    Enjoy the Roaring ’20s gala’s festivities, music and theme as we joyfully close UDLLI’s 20th anniversary celebration year. Reservations required. Dinner $25 per person. Business attire required.

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